Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Letter of Intent
Nov 12, 2021
Feb 11, 2022
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Policy
Fellows program provides a fellowship opportunity for
mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social
scientists with an interest in health and healthcare
policy. Individuals with diverse and unique perspectives
are strongly encouraged to apply, and the foundation has
an interest in rural.
Fellows will participate in the policy process at the
federal level and will use that leadership experience to
improve health, healthcare, and health policy. The
experience is designed to prepare individuals with the
skills needed to influence the future of public health
and healthcare policy, as well as provide a way to
advance their own career development.
The fellowship requires, at a minimum, a 12-month
residential experience in Washington, D.C., with
additional support for health policy leadership
Exceptional midcareer professionals from academic
faculties, government, and nonprofit healthcare
organizations are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be
U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of
Applicants must have earned an advanced degree in one of
the following disciplines:
- Public health
- Allied health professions
- Biomedical sciences
- Economics or other social sciences
- Health services organization and administration
- Social and behavioral health
- Health law
Amount of funding
Up to 6 awards of up to $165,000 each will be given.
Fellowship funds of up to $104,000 may be used for the
residential stay (not to exceed the fellow's salary prior
to entering the program).
Links to application instructions and the online
application are available on the program
website when applications are being accepted.
Submit reference letters by November 9, 2021. Preliminary
applications should be submitted online by November 12,
2021. Selected finalists will be invited to submit a full
application, with a deadline of February 11, 2022.
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